– Riot police clash with protesters at Davos summit (Sunday Herald):
RIOT POLICE fired tear gas and water cannons at bottle-throwing demonstrators in Geneva who protested yesterday against the annual World Economic Forum meeting in the Swiss Alps.
– Heaviest snow in 20 years brings large parts of Britain to a halt (Times Online)
– Travel chaos as Europe shivers in heavy snowfalls (ABC News)
– California delays $3.5B in payments (CNN Money)
– Let banks fail, says Nobel economist Joseph Stiglitz (Telegraph)
– Personal bankruptcies soar 33% (MSN Money)
– Macy’s cutting 7000 jobs (CNN)
– Italy bans kebabs and foreign food from cities (Times Online)
– Huge rise in speed cameras (Telegraph):
The number of speed cameras sites nearly trebled in just six years, according to figures released by the Government.
– Jamie’s food fuels pupils’ brain power (Times Online):
An independent study shows the performance of 11-year-old pupils eating Oliver’s meals improved by up to 8% in science and as much as 6% in English, while absenteeism due to ill-health fell by 15%.
– Fed Monetizes Debt, Investors Buy Gold (Gold Seek)
– Where Are US Consumer Goods Prices Headed? (Lew Rockwell)
– WEF 2009: Global crisis ‘has destroyed 40pc of world wealth’ (Telegraph):
The past five quarters have seen 40pc of the world’s wealth destroyed and business leaders expect the global economic crisis can only get worse.
– Vladimir Putin faces more protests over economy (Telegraph):
Russian opposition groups are planning new protests over the economy after weekend demonstrations that challenged the authority of Vladimir Putin.
– Nuclear workers join UK wildcat strikes (Financial Times)
– Number of UK long-term jobless set to soar (Financial Times)
– Australia faces first budget deficit for 7 years (Financial Times)
– Two children should be limit, says green guru (Times Online)
– India risks losing its nuclear ally in Washington (The National)
– Wars And Economic Failure Have Been Marching Us Towards One World Government (The International Forecaster)
– Welfare Aid Isn’t Growing as Economy Drops Off (New York Times)
– Federal Agency Kills Thousands of Birds with Pesticide (Natural News)